Campbell River Animal Awareness

Ticks on Vancouver Island

Spring is the season for ticks? How do I remove them safely? How do I know what they look like? Where are they and can they attach to my dog? If these are the questions you ask then read on.

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Tips for Hiking in Wilderness Areas

Comox Glacier in Strathcona Park Vancouver Island BC Canada from the air

If you have never hiked in the Campbell River area, be aware you are entering a wilderness area and precautions should be considered. Although hiking in the Vancouver Island Wilderness is an experience you will never forget be prepared. Here are some helpful tips.

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Wildlife Caution

Bear watching Campbell River Vancouver Island BC Canada

Vancouver Island offers the best wilderness hiking and adventure experiences in the world along with some world class wild predators. Amongst them the infamous Cougar, Mountain lion or Puma and of course we are world renowned for our Bears. Read more and be safe.

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Safety Guide to Island Cougars

Cougar Campbell River Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island and the Campbell River area hosts the best Cougar habitat in the world, also known as Mountain Lions or Puma these; the largest cats in North America are on the top of the food chain. Learn how to prepare yourself for an encounter and be cautious when hiking in wilderness areas.

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Safety Guide to Island Bears

black Bear watching and tours Campbell River Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is famous for its Black Bears and Campbell River could likely be the epicenter of these gorgeous creatures because we see them in our back yards. What do we do to avoid bears? How can we prepare ourselves for an encounter and when we do have an encounter what do we do?

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Wasps and Bees

wasp nest Campbell River Vancouver Island

Small as they are; Wasps and Bees can be as deadly as the largest of predators, stings at the very least can be painful, at the most can be dangerous. How do I prepare myself? How do I know I have been stung? What do I do when I have been stung?

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Ticks

Ticks Vancouver Island Campbell River British Columbia

Ticks can be found in most wooded or forested regions throughout Vancouver Island and are common in areas where there are deer trails or low lying bushes. Spring is the season for ticks? How do I remove them safely? How do I know what they look like? Where are they and can they attach to my dog? If these are the questions you ask then read on.

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